About Heritage BC
Heritage BC is a not for profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through advocacy, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Endowment Fund.
We are passionate about building links between heritage conservation and tourism, economic and environmental sustainability, community pride and an appreciation of our common history.
Programs include workshops, annual conferences, publications and grants for the conservation of historic buildings and special places. We are funded through membership fees, program and service revenues, charitable gifts and donations as well as sponsorships. There are many ways you can support heritage conservation in British Columbia!
Today we have a growing membership of individuals, groups and business members who share a common interest in heritage conservation, historic places, and promoting the value of British Columbia’s heritage for all.
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Over 40 guests, including Minister Thomson from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations joined Heritage BC on December 10, 2014 at 123 Cambie Street, Gastown, Vancouver, BC for a special cocktail evening filled with appetizers and live jazz.The venue was kindly been donated by Suraj Gupta and family, who won a heritage conservation award at the 2014 Heritage BC Awards Gala, for their outstanding efforts in restoring 123 Cambie...Posted Wed, Nov 26th, 2014
We are looking for your feedback! Heritage BC is a non profit and member based organization. Our members represent the interests of community heritage conservation from all parts of British Columbia. In an effort to provide the best services to our membership and to encourage new members, we appreciate your feedback about Heritage BC membership and services. We would like to hear from current Heritage BC members, as well as...Posted Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014
The theme for Heritage Week 2015 in British Columbia is Main Street: At The Heart of The Community.The week kicks off on February 16, 2015, which is designated as Heritage Day across Canada by Heritage Canada The National Trust: "Our Main Streets and traditional downtowns are a heritage worth celebrating! As venues for commerce, entertainment, worship, shopping and more, they speak volumes about a community's social and economic history.Posted Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Are you concerned about heritage conservation and planning in your community? Are there heritage issues that you want your municipal government to address? Does your community need a Community Heritage Commission, a Community Heritage Register, or long term heritage conservation planning in your official community plan? Are you a candidate running for municipal election and need more information about about why heritage is important for your...Posted Tue, Jul 8th, 2014
The BC Association of Heritage Professionals (BCAHP) is organizing the 2014 Heritage and Cultural Planners and Professionals Meeting on November 28, 2014 at the Shadbolt Center in Burnaby, BC.In the past, this has been an event organized by Heritage BC and was known as the Planners and Professionals annual meeting. In order to expand the scope of the event, both organizations feel it more appropriate for the BCAHP to coordinate this annual event...Posted Tue, Jun 24th, 2014